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Minorities made up 78% of US COVID-19 pediatric deaths: study

Minorities made up 78% of US COVID-19 pediatric deaths: study 1

Minorities made up 78% of US COVID-19 pediatric deaths: study Minorities made up 78% of US COVID-19 pediatric deaths: study Credit: CC0 Public Domain Racial minorities accounted for 78 percent of COVID-19 deaths under the age of 21 in the United States between February and July, a government report said …

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    Social distancing decreased pediatric respiratory tract infections in Finland

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    Social distancing decreased pediatric respiratory tract infections in Finland Social distancing decreased pediatric respiratory tract infections in Finland Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Finland declared a lockdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, and the ensuing social distancing measures decreased the number of pediatric emergency room visits to …

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      Pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 increasing

      CDC: pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 increasing

      Pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 increasing Pediatric hospitalizations for COVID-19 increasing (HealthDay)—While rates of hospitalization for children with COVID-19 remain low, they have been increasing, according to research published in the Aug. 7 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Lindsay Kim, …

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        Program cuts outpatient antibiotic RX for pediatric respiratory infections

        Program cuts outpatient antibiotic rx for peds respiratory infections

        Program cuts outpatient antibiotic RX for pediatric respiratory infections Program cuts outpatient antibiotic RX for pediatric respiratory infections (HealthDay)—A distance learning program is effective for reducing outpatient prescribing for pediatric acute respiratory tract infection (ARTI) visits, according to a study published online Aug. 3 in Pediatrics. Matthew P. Kronman, M.D., …

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          New model by CHOP researchers identifies noncoding mutations across five pediatric cancers

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          New model by CHOP researchers identifies noncoding mutations across five pediatric cancers New model by CHOP researchers identifies noncoding mutations across five pediatric cancers Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have developed a new computational algorithm that has, for the first time, identified a spectrum …

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            Leukemia drug shows the potential to treat aggressive pediatric brain cancer

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            Leukemia drug shows the potential to treat aggressive pediatric brain cancer Leukemia drug shows the potential to treat aggressive pediatric brain cancer Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers affiliated with the University of São Paulo’s Ribeirão Preto Medical School (FMRP-USP) in Brazil have demonstrated the potential of a leukemia drug, arsenic …

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              Assessing symptoms, blood, stool markers best for identifying pediatric IBD

              Assessing symptoms, blood, stool markers best for identifying pediatric IBD

              Assessing symptoms, blood, stool markers best for identifying pediatric IBD Assessing symptoms, blood, stool markers best for identifying pediatric IBD (HealthDay)—For pediatric patients with nonbloody diarrhea, evaluating symptoms plus blood and stool markers is the optimal test strategy for predicting inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a study published online …

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                Eliminating microaggressions in pediatric education

                Eliminating microaggressions in pediatric education

                Eliminating microaggressions in pediatric education Eliminating microaggressions in pediatric education Dr. Shazeen Suleman. Credit: St. Michael’s Hospital A patient is told their name is hard to pronounce. A doctor tells another doctor they speak English really well. While doing rounds, a resident is asked if she eats ‘strange foods’. These …

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